Cleans work in progress

Forever working on my lifts, I recently purchased a Perchmount from The Wod Life so that I can record my sessions and watch over them.

I noticed the other week that I wasn’t timing my jumps very well, so that has been my work in progress. This was a session from this morning, we were doing some clean complexes and finished with some singles. Last week we did a 1rm test and I did a PB of 102.5kg (225 lbs).

 

Healthy Habits Challenge and progress

Just under 2 years ago I started CrossFit, I weighed 82.2kg and was 21.4% (17.6kg) body fat with 37kg of muscle. I thought I was fit… Fast forward to last weekend and I’m about the same weight 81kg, but 11.9% (9.7kg) body fat with 42.1kg of muscle. Following CrossFit Box Hill’s Healthy Habits Program since January and training program has brought the biggest changes. Continue reading “Healthy Habits Challenge and progress”

90-Mile Stars

I’ve always had an interest in space and astronomy, there is something I find quite interesting in seeing and understanding something that is bigger and older than us all. I recently finished a Post Grad certificate in astronomy for the purpose of just extending my own knowledge. Continue reading “90-Mile Stars”

CrossFit Achievements in 2018 so far

2018 has had a bumper start so far; I’ve managed to get a few achievements before we are even a quarter of the way through the year. I’m still not 100% sure why I’ve managed to achieve them now instead of earlier, but none the less here they are. Continue reading “CrossFit Achievements in 2018 so far”

My Values

Recently I went to a goal setting workshop, it was run by Lululemon and centred around goals that reflect my values.

I discovered a few things about myself and others that I choose to surround myself with, (I use the word ‘choose’ purposely).

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My first value is simplicity, I like to keep things as simple as possible,

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Free to Feed

This year I was unsure what to do for Ash’s birthday, I was searching and searching for an experience to do. Finally, I found it! A cooking class, but this was no ordinary cooking class; it was one run by refugees. The company was Free to Feed and is a non-for-profit run here in Melbourne to help set up refugees and asylum seekers with jobs.

There were choices about what type of cuisine you preferred, so as we eat a lot of curries I picked Sri Lankan.

The evening was run by a refugee named Niro who travelled for 3 weeks on a boat, ended up in detention centres on Christmas Island & in Melbourne to finally be here taking this class. His story was incredible but his happiness and positivity was something amazing.

He taught us to cook a few meals from Sri Lanka (his own recipes), the best part was at the end of the night we all sat down and shared the meal.

The pictures below speak for themselves. If you interested checked out their website and facebook page.